Location: 215km away from kashgar, Muztagh Ata regarded as being part of north western Kunlun Mountain range, but it is geographically more closer connected to the Pamir mountain range, Karakoram highway, which is highest paved international highway in the world to link China with Pakistan through Kunjirap pass, just passes through very close to both Muztagh Ata and Konggur Tagh as well as Karakul lake, it is easily accessible from the Highway to Base Camp of Muztagh Ata.
Muztagh Ata 7,546m(24,757 ft ), which is second highest mountain in Kunlun range, lies just south of Konggur Tagh(7649m) ,highest in Kunlun range ,and south west of Karakul lake, Together they form somewhat isolated group with many other 7000m peaks around, and isolated from the main chain of the Kunlun,
Name: Muztagh Ata (father of IceMountains in Uyghur)
Elevation: 7,546m (24,757 ft), Ranked 43th highest in the World
Coordinates: 38° 16' 42’’N / 75° 06?57?E
Number of high camps : there are 3 high camps , camp one(5200m),Camp two (6200m), Camp three(6800m)
Best Time to Climb: June, July and August
Difficulty Level: Muztagh Ata is Most Popular 7000m easiest peak in the world to climb by being Technically not difficult and good for not very competent mountaineers, you can just walk up all the way to the summit, most difficult part is from camp one to camp two that you will take the zig zag track and facing the two crevasses on the way, rest of the way is just a trekking,
Other difficulties are bad weather ,thick snow ,some times it snows in high camps very thick like one miter or half deep, it makes it very difficult to walk on that fresh snow even with crampons ,so you need to wait day or two until the snow hard enough to walk on it ,
History: First tries to climb up Muztagh-Ata were made in 1894 by Swedish geographic Sven Hedin from the West face. In two his attempts he reached the same altitude of 6300 m. In 1947 famous British climbersE. Shiptonand H. Tilman together with sirdar Gyalzen Sherpa could arrive to the summit dome at 7000 m. The first historic ascent of theMuztagh-Ata summit had been done in 1956 by Soviet-China expedition led by Eugene Beletsky following the route west face outlined by Hedin.